Obama’s Long Game Andrew Sullivan, NewsweekThe right calls him a socialist, the left says he sucks up to Wall Street, and independents think he’s a wimp. But the president may just end up outsmarting them all.
The Good WifeAriel Levy, The New YorkerCan Callista Gingrich save her husband from himself?
What Future for Occupy Wall Street?Michael Greenberg, New York Review of BooksAs Occupy marches on the Supreme Court, the prospects of its survival.
George Lucas Is Ready to Roll the Credits Bryan Curtis, The New York Times MagazineThe filmmaker has one last mission: to prove that, with Red Tails, he can still make the kind of movie everyone will want to see.
How Empire Ruled the World Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper, Le Monde DiplomatiqueCompared to 600 years of Ottoman Empire and two millennia of imperial Chinese rule, the nation-state is just a blip on the historical horizon.
5.4 Richard Beck, n+1A critical history of the indie-music fan’s online bible, Pitchfork Media, from its inception in 1995 to the present.